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5 Supply Chain Collaboration Essentials to Mitigate Disruptions

Logistics Viewpoints

Disruption has become a new normal. Misalignment and disconnections in business can cause amplified problems in a disruptive environment. Few organizations are immune to the effects, which are acutely felt in supply chains — and the more complex they are, the greater the probability of interruptions.

Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin

The Logistics of Logistics

Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin. John Larkin and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics industry outlook.


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Welcome to the Spotlight Truck Drivers

Talking Logistics

Pay $200,000+ for a four-year college degree to get a $100,000 job (if you get an engineering or other high-paying degree) or pay $4,500 for a 12-week training program to get a $110,000 job? Put differently, do you want to be an engineer or a Walmart truck driver? There was a lot of buzz last.

A Guide to eCommerce Pick and Pack Services

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Pick and pack services are at the core of the eCommerce order fulfillment process. Breaking down the service: a warehouse associate ‘picks’ an order out of inventory and then brings it to a station where the order is ‘packed’ and a shipping label is affixed. Sounds simple, right?

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

Warehouse Labor is Front Page News: But what’s below the fold?

Logistics Viewpoints

Source: Osha Certified Warehouse Worker. Warehouse labor has been in the news quite a bit lately. Of course, virtually everyone relied upon direct-to-consumer fulfillment at some point during the COVID-19 lockdowns, placing widespread reliance on warehousing capabilities.

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“TMS-Plus” Is Helping to Break Down Silos & Optimize Across Domains

Talking Logistics

For quite a long time now, executives have been calling out the need to break down silos between the different stakeholders and the various functions in the lifecycle of a supply chain. Coordinating across different systems and parties has been a major challenge for companies.

EV-makers that listen to fleets are leading the race

Fleet Owner

If electric truck manufacturers want to be successful, they need to listen to what fleets want in terms of operational performance of EVs. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

New Business Model to Master Shopfloor Complexity and Competitive Threats

Logistics Viewpoints

It is no secret that operational complexity on the shopfloor is considered one of the top challenges we all face, and not far behind, we have cost reduction, efficiency increase, and user engagement. It is all equally important to master to stay ahead of the competition.

How to 10X Your Sales Pipeline with Nadine Nocero-Tye

The Logistics of Logistics

How to 10X Your Sales Pipeline with Nadine Nocero-Tye. Nadine Nocero-Tye and Joe Lynch discuss how to 10x your sales pipeline.

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The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 15, 2022)

Talking Logistics

It’s Good Friday and the beginning of Passover, which means many folks are on vacation today. So, let’s just go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Trucking Boom Is Hitting the Brakes as Freight Demand Slows (WSJ – sub.

Diesel drops for the second week in a row

Fleet Owner

The 7.1-cent slide to $5.073 for trucking’s main fuel is the second slight weekly decrease as West Coast prices keep the U.S. average above $5 per gallon.

This Week in Logistics News (April 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

A couple of years ago, I mentioned that the robot uprising had reached the retail store. Well, now the uprising has reached your local coffee shop, and baristas everywhere should take notice. This week, Panera Bread announced that it would pilot Miso Robotics’ new automated coffee brewing system.

April 2022 Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest information on conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. Not interested in reading? Watch our video update instead! SHIFT OF IMPORTS.

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

Challenging the Constraints: How Executives Can Mitigate Supply Chain Risks and Disruptions

Talking Logistics

The logistics industry is facing another challenging year. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, rising gas prices and other disruptions continue to impact supply chains on a global scale. The pandemic alone has affected 94% of Fortune 1000 companies due to supply chain disruptions, according to Frontiers.

Mack offers range calculator for electric trucks

Fleet Owner

According to the OEM, the range calculator considers battery capacity, terrain, and the amount of stops on a specific route to help fleets plan for the energy that will be consumed on their hauls. Emissions & Efficiency

Trucking Law: What's appropriate as 'personal conveyance' in the logbook or ELD?

Overdrive Online

This video, part of Overdrive's Trucking Law series, explains regulatory guidance around "personal conveyance," making clear what is/isn't acceptable off-duty movement of the truck. If the enforcement community has its way, new limits could be coming. Trucking Law

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A Fully Connected Cold Chain With Burris Logistics

Trinity Logistics

With cold chain logistics, every product that you deal with has very specific temperature requirements that you need to adhere to.

Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

NLRB Goes Back to School

Material Handling and Logistics

Campaign to unionize college athletes impacts other employers. Labor Management

Lineage expands partnership with JBS Foods

Fleet Owner

The cold storage company’s new 200,000-square-foot automated facility in Colorado is expected to open next year, delivering 80 new jobs and a $102.9M economic impact. Refrigerated Transporter / Cold Storage & Logistics

Truck-show rarity: Livestock hauler's custom Kenworth W990

Overdrive Online

Wayne, Nebraska-based Jeremy Jansen showed his custom-built 2022 Kenworth W990 — a rare model to see on the show truck circuit — at the 2022 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, in March. Custom Rigs

7 Tips for Choosing a 3PL Beyond Freight Rates


Today, more and more companies are recognizing the benefits of working with a third-party logistics (3PL) partner. But if you’re choosing a 3PL to work with strictly based on their rates, you could be missing out on key competitive advantages.

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GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

Bypass Distribution Center Congestion with an Envase TMS

Envase Technologies

Envase TMS Solutions automate distribution center processes so you can do more turns in less time (with less hassle). Every carrier and driver wants to complete as many turns, as quickly as possible, every day.

Regional LTL carrier award adds to Pyle’s haul of honors

Fleet Owner

For the second year in a row, the Northeast U.S. transportation provider receives award for outstanding service, commitment, and performance from Echo. Operations

Mexican truckers block border, protesting Texas Gov. Abbott’s new rules

Logistics Management

Mexican truck drivers, irked by new border regulations imposed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), have blocked two major border crossings in and out of Mexico. First affected was the Pharr International Bridge leading to and from Reynosa, Mexico.

Lion Electric, Transit Truck Bodies Debut EV For Last-Mile Delivery

NGT News

The Lion Electric Co. and Transit Truck Bodies has launched a new lightweight, aerodynamic, 100% electric heavy-duty truck suited for last-mile urban delivery which was developed under an upfitter partnership model.

The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.